Bridges Investment Management – A Hidden Gem

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  KETV Omaha — Warren Buffet, known to many as the “Oracle of Omaha” and one of the most successful investors of all-time, is definitely a household name. Even the investing layman will recognize it. But Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway aren’t the only investing success stories to come out of Omaha, Nebraska. Edson L. Bridges II and the Bridges companies…

FUTURE OF THE FEDERAL ESTATE TAX

THE FUTURE OF THE FEDERAL ESTATE TAX

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Just a few short months into the presidency of Donald J. Trump we find ourselves right where many thought (or at least hoped) we would be with respect to the federal tax regime for the transfer of wealth. Where’s that you ask? Well, at the precipice of what appears to be the possibility of significant changes to, or maybe even…

Edson L. Bridges II, Hall of Fame Inductee

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  On April 19, 2017, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce inducted seven Omaha-area business leaders into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame.  This year’s honorees included Edson L. Bridges II, founder of Bridges Investment Counsel, Inc., Bridges Investment Fund, Inc. and Provident Trust Company.   Edson’s life has been defined by several pivotal moments: his coming to faith as…

Ted Bridges comments to the Omaha World Herald on Market Expectations for 2017

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Omaha’s money managers and investing pros expect the Standard & Poor’s 500 to rise about 8 percent this year, boosted in part by tax and regulatory policies expected to be business-friendly. A World-Herald survey of 10 metro-area portfolio managers and finance experts from academia found an average estimate of 2,425 for the 2017 year-end close of the broad S&P index….